Perhaps they began to feel it might have been kinder and wiser to have resisted the temptation of any delay, and spared her from a taste of such enjoyments of ease and leisure as must now be relinquished.
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I’ve relinquished—or been relieved of—my seat at the Hall family table.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
I vowed that I would never relinquish my sense of self again, to anything or anyone.